Day: January 18, 2019

Who is Behind the Accomplishments of Hamburg Handball Club?

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There have been many websites and articles in the internet discussing Hamburg Handball with all its track record and accomplishments. Yet, there may be none discussing “the person” behind all the accomplishments. He is the head coach of the club. Who is he? Here is his profile:

Getting to Know Torsten “Toto” Jansen
Yup! He is Torsten “Toto” Jansen. He was formerl a German hand baller who spent most of his times in his career playing and dedicating his skill to HSV Hamburg in Bundesliga. Besides, Toto was German national team’s regular member. Then in March 2017, he took over the position of the head coach of Hamburg Handball Club.

Toto once was granted with a silver medal in 2004, at the Summer Olympics in Athens. Another great accomplishment of Toto occurred in 2008. In that year, he was chosen to be the representation of Germany for 2008 Summer Olympics that was held in Beijing. In addition to that, Toto once became European champion in 2004 and a World Champion in 2007. With such amazing career journey, he carries a heavy duty of bringing Hamburg Handball Club to obtain important handball tournament titles in Germany.

Quick Facts about Torsten “Toto” Jansen
Now that you have known a glimpse of Toto along with his amazing track record in handball sport, now let’s see some quick facts about him.

He was born in Adenau, Germany on December 23rd, 1976. With its 1.85-m height, he plays the position of Left Wing for Hamburg Handball. When playing with Hamburg Handball Club, he is on number 5. Toto in his youth career joined two different handball clubs. They are TV Witzhelden in 1982 – 1992 and Wermelskirchener TV in 1992 – 1994.

Meanwhile, he has joined several senior handball clubs. They are TUSEM Essen in 1994 – 1995, SG Solingen in 1995 – 2001, HSG Nordhorn in 2001 – 2003, HSV Hamburg in 2003 – 2015, THW Kiel in 2015 – 2016, and Handball Sport Verein Hamburg in 2016 – 2017.

With such experiences, there should be no any questions about why the club chose him to be the head coach. Toto has compiled so many experiences in playing handball that has equipped him with a superb skill in this sport and thus forward that skill to the current players of Hamburg Handball Club.

If you and are the fans of Hamburg Handball Club, you may have been familiar with Torsten “Toto” Jansen. He must have been a great coach for the team, don’t you think?

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